We offer this degree for one reason: to help you become a highly qualified speech-language pathologist with the skills, compassion and motivation to make a difference in your community, wherever you choose to live. We do that through faith-based academic coursework and clinical placements designed to help you reach your career goals, while emphasizing life-long learning, high moral and ethical competencies. When you graduate, you will be prepared to impact people’s lives in truly meaningful ways.
Our clinical program is distinct. You’ll have off-campus placements throughout your time in the program, as well as some on-campus clinical experiences with other professionals. More and more, health care is delivered by teams of professionals from the various specialties. We’ve structured our program around this type of inter-disciplinary collaboration so that your experience is broadened to include other professionals that you may work with during your career.
To be considered for the Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology program, you’ll need to meet the following criteria:
As students graduate from our program, outcome data will be published regarding:
Students participate in a variety of experiences that help prepare them for careers in speech language pathology. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders maintains relationships with numerous clinical agencies in the Birmingham area.
*Students will not be admitted into the Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology program until Candidacy status is awarded by CAA.
Dr. Marian CarterAssistant Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Servicesmwcarter@samford.edu205-726-2611